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Re: Espace boot lid paint problem

Hi there.

I suspect that the lacquer has failed, and would normally advise a light rub down on the affected area with some 2000 grit wet & dry, followed by the careful application of some clear lacquer...

It may be possible to restore the paintwork before heading down this route first though; Firstly use some cutting compound (I use 3M Fast-cut Plus), followed by T-Cut, then a decent polish, and see how it looks then.

It may well only be the edges where the lacquer remains white, then there's a shortcut to remedy this; thinned-down lacquer applied along those white bits, which will fill in the gaps.



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